As you may know, the final movie in the Twilight series, Breaking Dawn Part 2, will hit theaters on Friday, November 16. To celebrate, we’re having a twilight party at the library on Thursday, November 15 from 5:00 to 8:30 pm. It’s for ages 12 through adult and will be in the Edge. We’ll be cooking [...]
Monday, November 12 marks the finale of a series commemorating our veterans, Kansans on the Front Lines. The program starts at 7pm and will be in Marvin Auditorium in the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. A Marine in Vietnam Presenter Tad Pritchett, a veteran and author, served 13 months in Vietnam, starting in 1968. [...]
If history is what you’re interested in, attend Loss and Victory along the Washita. George A. Custer led the 7th U.S. Cavalry on a surprise dawn attack against the Southern Cheyenne village of Chief Black Kettle in 1868 in Oklahoma. Randy Standingwater, who is half Cheyenne and works at Brown v. Board, speaks and shows [...]
Attend our first ever Read Between the Times event Saturday, Nov. 17. How many minutes will you sit and read? Help us set a fantastically high number of minutes read on a Saturday afternoon. Bring your favorite books or read some of ours.
Join award winning author Linda Rodriques for a talk about her new book.
“Fans of Nevada Barr and Sara Paretsky will relish Linda Rodriguez’s stellar debut. Her sleuth, Skeet Bannion, is a keeper. Every Last Secret is a triple crown winner; superb writing, hell for leather plotting and terrific characters.” – Julia Spencer-Fleming, New York Times bestselling author of One Was a Soldier
Join us Tuesday November 27, 2012 7-8:30PM to discuss The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins at PT’s Coffee Roasting Co. Cafe for “Bean There, Read That,” a book discussion group for young professionals in their 20s and 30s. Don’t forget to bring some cash for food and drinks. In a future North America, where the rulers [...]
Embrace your ereader and download free classic literature to read and discuss with others. Meet monthly for enriching conversation with other interested readers. Find the complete 2013 schedule of books to read here!